The biggest news yet is that the HTC One M8 has made quite an impression on the smartphone market and there seems to be a large number of buyers who would choose the HTC One over the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the LG G3.
The Samsung S5 will offer users a 5.1 inch display and will be powered by a 2.5 GHz Snap Dragon 801 processor. It will also feature a 16 MP camera, a 2 GB RAM, a 2 MP camera in front and ill be available in two variants of 16 GB and 32 GB. The device will have the Android 4.4.2 OS and will be similar to previous design with the exceptions of a finger print scanner.
The HTC One M8 will have rear facing twin cameras while the front camera will be 5 MP, the size and weight of the new model has increased tremendously and will have 16 GB of internal storage that can be expanded.
The LG G3 is expected to be the third contender that will be launched in June, there is very little data available on what to expect in terms of specifications but it might sport a 5.5 inch display with QHD resolution, octa core processor … Read the rest
HTC One 2, the upcoming flagship smartphone of HTC, is scheduled to be available for public view on March 25 2014. The smartphone will be released two weeks after its unveiling, and a few days before Samsung S5 will be available in the market.
HTC One 2, also known as M8, is reportedly slated to be released before April 10 2014, and on the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S5 is set to be launched in 150 countries on April 11 2014.
The recent tweet of HTCFamily.ru read “The all new HTC One is launching 2 weeks after the 25th event in 110 countries around the world. Big thanks to @MHielal,”
Meanwhile, there are contradictory reports related to the specifications and features of the latest HTC smartphone. Some media personnel report that the smartphone will be equipped with a 4.7 inch screen with full HD display with a pixel density of 468 PPI), while some are saying that it would have a 5.1 inch screen with no physical button.
The latest report claimed that the smartphone would be having a 5.0-inch full HD display with a pixel resolution of 1920×1080 and pixel density of 440 ppi with scratch-resistant sheet. However, it is still unsure that the upcoming flagship device would come with a 2900mAh or a 3000mAh battery.
HTC One 2 is likely to run on a quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 330 GPU and 2 GB RAM. It would also be loaded with Android 4.4 KitKat, 4MP front camera, Knock On gesture-control, BoomSound speakers and microSD card slot.
At least a few tech geeks are now confused about going for HTC One 2 (M8) in light of the news that Google’s Nexus 6 will be hitting the stands in second half of the year. HTC has already announced the release of One 2 on March 25, 2014, which will be almost a month after the launch of the Samsung’s high expectation-bearing Galaxy S5.
The all-new HTC One 2 (M8) is expected to pack a larger display than its predecessor’s standard 4.7 inch. Rumors there are that it may be a 5.1-inch screen and also there will be an enhanced ultrapixel camera. HTC M8 is also expected to be the first smartphone with the physical button removed and instead featuring an on-screen button. Another advanced features expected include a quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, Adreno 330 GPU with 2 GB RAM, and LTE connectivity.
On the other hand, Nexus 6 will be running in the upcoming Android version, rumored to be 4.5, which may be released during Google’s I/O event. Google also may offer Nexus 6 with a processing technology similar to that of iPhone 5S by incorporating the Qualcomm 64-bit octa-core processor. Nexus 5 was hosting a 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 and Nexus 6 may be sporting a Snapdragon 810 octa-core CPU.
Tail end: For those who are in confusion, it seems a quarter’s wait is worth if no unforeseen whirlwinds show up in the middle.… Read the rest
HTC One 2 (M8) release may bring a double dose happiness to HTC fans. The buzz is that HTC will be launching a budget phone alongside HTC One 2 (M8). The budget offering from HTC may look like Motorola Moto G. If the leaked photos of cheaper HTC model are anything to go by then the phone will come in varies hues including red, orange, blue and yellow.
The grapevine has it that the budget friendly HTC one will sport a 5-inch 720p HD screen coupled with an 8MP camera. To keep the price low HTC will do away with ultra pixel technology and in all probability the device will be part of HTC desire range. It is further rumored that HTC One will have Sense 5.5 and will run on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
It will be powered by MediaTek octa-core processor and is speculated to be priced at AU$380.
Meanwhile, an HTC insider revealed to Bloomberg.com that keeping the big screen trend in mind HTC One 2 will come with a 5-inch screen and it will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon processor.
To add more value to its flagship device, HTC will make for great photography experience with twin-sensor rear camera, which will be coupled with its unique ultrapixel technology.
HTC One 2 (M8) and cheaper HTC phones are touted to launch at MWC this year. … Read the rest
Both Samsung and HTC are geared up to release the enhanced version of their successful flagships this year. Samsung fans will see the release of Galaxy S5 where as HTC One enthusiast will get their hands on HTC One 2 (M8). Both the phones are speculated to boost of some of the most riveting features and with Galaxy S5 release scheduled in the first quarter of 2014, which phone should consumers buy? Which flagship is worth the moolah?
Though there has been no official announcement made regarding the release and features of the phone, we are going to compare the phones based on the leaks and tech analysts’ predictions.
In terms of design HTC One 2 will not change as compared to HTC One where as Samsung Galaxy S5 is rumored to undergo major changes in terms of its design. It is rumored that this time Samsung will shed away the plastic body and will go for a far sturdier design.
Galaxy S5 may come with 5.2 -inch display and HTC One 2 may also stretch its size to a 5-inches so as to fall in the big screen trend. In coherence with Apple’s retina display Galaxy S5 will sport a HD 1,080p resolution display with LTPS LCD technology.
HTC One 2 will have Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 or an 800 quad-core chipset under its hood which will be couple with 2GB RAM where according to various reports Samsung Galaxy S5 may come in two versions with Samsung Exynos 6 Octa with two quad-core chips and a Snapdragon 800 chip set respectively
There are speculations that he users may face same issues with HTC One 2, which they face with its predecessor. Lets take a look at some of the issues the users faced with HTC One, which we hope, don’t appear in HTC One 2 (M8):
Hue in Camera
While taking pictures from HTC One the users experienced blue, red and purple hue and Android 4.3 update failed to resolve the issue.
Buzzing sound while speaking on the phone
Some users also experienced buzzing sound in the phone while listening to an audio. HTC One speakers and headphone gave a perpetual hiss sound when the audio was turned off.
Some of HTC one units had gaps between plastic metal, scratches and bulges.
Home and Back keys
The Home and Back keys of HTC one sometimes became unresponsive.
A few units of HTC One also suffered sensor malfunction issues
Certain phone units even face unique battery drain issues
So here are the problems users faced with HTC one, we HTC One 2 will come sans such issues.… Read the rest
After CES it is MWC which is considered one of the biggest tech shows of the year and it is expected that both the Andoird giants, Samsung and HTC will introduce their devices at the event.
The speculations of HTC One 2 release have also fueled from the fact that HTC introduced HTC One at the same event last year.
According to IBTimes.com.au, “Respected HTC-based developer, LlabTooFeR, revealed The HTC One 2 may come loaded with Android Kitkat OS, and a screen size of 5.0 withHTC’s own Sense 6 UI.”
Though HTC and Google have not confirmed anything yet, one of the most reliable tipster @evleaks leaked that HTC M8 will sport a 5-inch HD display coupled with 2.1 MP front facing camera, 2 GB RAM and Sense 6.0.
The tipster even leaked that HTC One 2 may have a quad core snapdragon 800 under its hood and not snapdragon 805 which was previously rumored. The pixels of HTC One screen have not been revealed yet.
For further updates on HTC One 2. Watch this space. … Read the rest